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Picking A President
Aired 1/20/2000

Think Tank examines our presidential nominating system. Only a few days before the Iowa caucuses, all eyes are on the White House 2000 horse race. But how does a candidate win his party’s nomination? What are the rules behind the political game, and how have those rules changed over the years?
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  Ronald Walters
    director of the African American Leadership Institute at the University of Maryland, and author of "Freedom Is Not Enough: Black Voters, Black Candidates, and American Presidential Politics."
  Elaine Kamarck
    public policy lecturer at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a top policy advisor for Gore 2000
  William Mayer
    associate professor of political science at Northeastern University and editor of “In Pursuit of the White House 2000: How We Choose Our Presidential Nominees”

Originally Aired: 1/20/2000

   
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